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RCR – No Zen Teachers

            Huang Po             Courtesy of Wikipedia In this koan taken from The Blue Cliff Record (Chinese: 《碧巖錄》 Bìyán Lù; Japanese: Hekiganroku (碧巌録?) the zen teacher teaches no-teaching; Huang Po, instructing the community, said, “All of you people are gobblers … Continue reading

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RCR – Nietzsche’s Koan: Eternal Recurrence

Heidegger wrote; “Nietzsche’s word, ‘God is dead’” Which just about perfectly sums it all up! To write anything is to write of an experience that exceeds all possibility of expression. Such expression is simply absence; language is only ever the … Continue reading

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